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Starting off the 2011-2012 year guns blazin’, the senior Honors English Seminar class recently finished the book Where Men Win Glory by the author Jon Krakauer. The book details the life of Pat Tillman, an ex-NFL Arizona Cardinal, who traded a life of fame and fortune to become an Army Ranger. Pat was inspired to join the military following...
The senior class of 2014 is the first ever to experience the new options to the English curriculum where they can choose their own path for second semester Senior English. This year, the Senior English classes will still be labeled English 4; however, for their second semester, seniors will choose from four classes that focus on different types of...
Honors English Seminar takes a walking tour of downtown Dallas.        Stepping off the bus onto Harwood Street alongside the Modern Art Museum, English students beheld a relatively familiar sight. Lingering for only a short while to glance at posters advertising The Mourners and an African Mask exhibit, we bolted across the street to the Trammel Crow Center, not to see...
On February 3rd, the English 4 Non-Western literature class learned from a whole new perspective by touring the Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, Crow Museum, and the Dallas Museum of Art. Non-Western Literature is a senior class taught by Mrs. Row and Mr. McGowan. The class explores the modern books of various cultures not typically discussed in English class. The...
How do you make a book that seems boring and uninteresting enjoyable and fun to read? Humor-filled satire videos, of course! Last Monday, February 8th, juniors presented comical adaptations of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales in front of their peers. Juniors created short film parodies of scenes in the novel, adding a new layer of satire to Chaucer’s already satirical stories. Junior English teacher Mrs....
This past Tuesday, October 11, 2011, Ms. Sheryl Row took her senior Honors English Seminar class on a field trip to three Museums in the Fort Worth area. On the way there the students learned a neat Dallas history fact when they drove by Eagle Ford District 49 Grade School, the first school for Mexican immigrants in the Dallas...
The American College Testing, also known as the ACT, is taken by millions of high school students each year.  Like the Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT), the ACT includes an “optional” writing section.  However, unlike the SAT, which provides test takers with a broad, overreaching essay question, the ACT presents the test taker with a contemporary issue at hand. The...
 Slicing through the convict’s shackles, Pip, a young orphan, aids in freeing a captured criminal. Last Tuesday, September 8th, juniors preformed Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations in front of their peers. Juniors reenacted scenes from the novel, highlighting main character Pip’s adventurous life. English teacher Mr. Patterson “thought it would be cool to have juniors act scenes out in the classroom” and trying...

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